Category Archives: suffering

If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. ~Sylvia Plath … Continue reading

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Every act of cruelty towards any creature is contrary to human dignity. ~Pope Francis

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I thought I could describe a state; make a map of sorrow. Sorrow, however, turns out to be not a state but a process. ~C.S. Lewis (A Grief Observed)

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The wider you open your eyes, the darker the world becomes. ~Bianca Nicole Valle

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I have travelled through madness to find me. ~Danny Alexander

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Who says you have to be happy all the time? ~Wilhelm Schmid

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Life has a gap in it. It just does. You don’t go crazy trying to fill it like some lunatic. ~Geraldine, “Take this Waltz”

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